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Nymans Gardens and House

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Address: Handcross, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, Haywards Heath RH17 6EB, England
Phone Number: 01444 405250
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Lovely grounds and house

Have walked my dogs here for about 12 years now and never get bored although we have a shitzu now and in the winter it can be messy , the gardens and house are always pleasant to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Upon our recent visit to Nymans Gardens we were very surprised to see the girl I'm still on the phone and quite how difficult it is to get in. But as National Trust members this isn't really a problem because it wasn't having to pay the fee for entering the every time we visit a National Trust property/garden. I think... More 

Thank Ukraine1_0
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As above, disappointing offering from the cafe despite the lovely staff. The gardens are beautiful once you're past the part time fashion police at the door who always see fit to comment on how you are dressed. Shame the health and safety brigade seem to shut anything vaguely child friendly down with a hint of wet weather.

Thank Eattolive1
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have walked my dogs here for about 12 years now and never get bored although we have a shitzu now and in the winter it can be messy , the gardens and house are always pleasant to walk round the staff there work really hard to maintain the high quality and standards , in the summer take a walk to... More 

2 Thank Turnermac1
Henfield, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always enjoy Nymans, it's a local NT location for us. Gardens look lovely in spring and summer and the woods on the edge of the property are fabulous when the bluebells are out. Marvel at the redwoods too.

3 Thank Ian M
London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited here many times although this is probably the first at this time of year. Still plenty to see. Plenty of space good tearoms and a good shop. And as Trust members good value. Really nice in the late spring early summer

2 Thank Jeff K
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bus from Brighton was very convenient at stopping just outside the entrance. The garden of the Messel family, which produced the great designer Oliver Messel and the beautiful Anne Rosse, mother of Earl Snowdon. Visiting in December didn't see the garden at it's best obviously, and the house was closed, but very nice small exhibition on Gilbert and Sullivan was... More 

2 Thank SirJoshuaReynolds
Brighton, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hadn't done Nymans woodland walks before but despite previous rain and mud in areas, we really enjoyed it. There are 3 different marked routes to choose from with various things of interest along the way such as the various carved trees of kingfishers with fish, owls and leafy benches. Lots to spot if you look close too. Looking forward... More 

2 Thank savvydinercaz
Haywards Heath
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely day out with the family. Lots to see and lots of space for the kids to run around. Beautiful plants and trees. Lovely tea rooms.

3 Thank Helen F
Reading, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
146 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We all went en mass to Nymans on Boxing Day - 4 Grandparents, 2 Parents and two children. Lovely sunny day for a brisk walk. Children really enjoyed looking for the 100 Lemur clues spaced all around the garden. All vowed to come back in the warmer weather. Parking proved to be difficult but not impossible.

2 Thank BobandJosie
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

I always enjoy going back to Nymans. A packed day out for anyone. Artist in residence. Superb planting that is currently being reviewed. We love Rhododendrons in Spring Flowers trees and Grasses in Summer. Garden tour was excellent and showed us so much more we would not have seen otherwise. House tour a wonderful insight into a hugely creative family... More 

3 Thank Philip D
NymansNT, Marketing and Communications Officer at Nymans Gardens and House, responded to this review

Hello Philip D, Many thanks for your comments and we're delighted that you enjoyed your visit and that all the family enjoy visiting. We try to offer year round interest both in the garden and gallery as well as in the guided tours you are able to take in the garden, house and woods. We hope to see you again... More 

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